The article, “Domestic Violence/Intimate Partner Violence: Screening, Detection and Intervention” was authored by Linda R. Edwards, MD and has been approved for 2 AMA PRA Category 1 credits.TM
After purchasing this CME Certification, you will receive a link to the article and the test in your email.
Linda R. Edwards, MD is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine for the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville in Jacksonville, FL. She is also Senior Associate Dean/Designated Institutional Official for the Office of Educational Affairs.
1. Become familiar with the number of patients within a physician’s practice who are likely to be victims of domestic violence.
2. Learn screening procedures for detecting whether a patient has any history of being a victim or perpetrator of domestic violence.
3. Be able to provide patients with information on referring patients to resources in the local community such as domestic violence centers and other advocacy groups that provide legal aid, shelter, victim counseling or child protection services.
CME Credit Eligibility:
A minimum passing grade of 70% must be achieved. Only one re-take opportunity will be granted.
Linda R. Edwards, MD reports no significant relations to disclose, financial or otherwise with any commercial supporter or product manufacturer associated with this activity.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest:
St. Vincent’s Healthcare (SVHC) requires speakers, faculty, CME Committee and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this educations activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly evaluated by SVHC for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the presentation and educational materials used as basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.
Joint Sponsorship Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of St. Vincent’s Healthcare and the Duval County Medical Society. St. Vincent’s Healthcare designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 credits. TM Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.